Albert Einstein Quotes – A great physicist

One of the most influential scientists and famous theoretical physicists to ever live is Albert Einstein. He had 4 separate papers published till the age of 26. However, this led to renowned him globally as creative and genius. Moreover, he is called the father of modern physics. He was a philanthropist deep thinker and not just a scientist. Albert Einstein Quotes on Education, War, Justice, Creativity, etc are true words of wisdom.

The Nobel Prize winner Einstein is a rare icon. The nuclear physicist Robert Oppenheimer quoted “He was almost wholly without sophistication and wholly without worldliness . . . There was always with him a wonderful purity at once childlike and profoundly stubborn.”

Lets take a look into Quotes by Albert Einstein. Here is glimpse of Albert Einstein Quotes to unleash the genius in you.

Wise Albert Einstein Quotes

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Quotes by Albert Einstein

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”

“A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.”

“The only sure way to avoid making mistakes is to have no new ideas.”

“A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.”

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“The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.”

“No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.”

Quotes on Education

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”

Albert Einstein Quotes on Educaation on God

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”

“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.”

“I do not much believe in education. Each man ought to be his own model, however frightful that may be.”

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”

“Studying, and striving for truth and beauty in general, is a sphere in which we are allowed to be children throughout life.”

“Never regard your study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn the liberating beauty of the intellect for your own personal joy and for the profit of the community to which your later work will belong.”

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”

Quotes about IMAGINATION, CREATIVITY, MUSIC, BEING AGAINST AUTHORITY

“Logic will get you from A to B.
Imagination will take you everywhere.”

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.”

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.”

“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.”

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”

“Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”

“Music doesn’t influence research work, but both are nourished by the same sort of longing, and they complement each other in the satisfaction they offer.”

“As to Schubert, I have only this to say: play the music, love – and keep your mouth shut.”

Albert Einstein Quotes

“Mozart’s music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the universe.”

“Suspicion against every kind of authority grew out of this experience, an attitude which has never again left me.”

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”

Albert Einstein Quotes on God, Religion

“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.”

“I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.”

“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.”

“I want to know God’s thoughts; the rest are details.”

“I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice.”

“Black holes are where God divided by zero.”

“I am a deeply religious nonbeliever. This is a somewhat new kind of religion.”

“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.”

“God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.”

“True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness.”

“Before God, we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.”

“A person who is religiously enlightened appears to me to be one who has, to the best of his ability, liberated himself from the fetters of his selfish desires and is preoccupied with thoughts, feelings, and aspirations to which he clings because of their superpersonal value.”

“I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.”

“I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.”

“God gave me the stubbornness of a mule and a fairly keen scent.”

Einstein Quotes on War, Peace and Pacifism

“I would teach peace rather than war. I would inculcate love rather than hate.”

“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.”

“My pacifism is not based on any intellectual theory but on a deep antipathy to every form of cruelty and hatred.”

“Every man has a right over his own life and war destroys lives that were full of promise.”

“Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them!”

“There will be no peace on earth, the wounds inflicted by the war will not heal, until this internationalism is restored.”

“The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking… the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.”

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

Quotes on Justice, Society, Politics and Morality

“Morality is of the highest importance – but for us, not for God.”

“If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.”

“Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them!”

“Do you believe in immortality? No, and one life is enough for me.”

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

“I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.”

“Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.”

Albert Einstein Quotes “Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.”

“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.”

“What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.”

“In politics not only are leaders lacking, but the independence of spirit and the sense of justice of the citizen have to a great extent declined.”

“The cult of individuals is always, in my view, unjustified.”

Quotes on Science

by Albert Einstein (Author of Theory of Relativity)

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”

“It is the theory that describes what we can observe.”

“I never failed in mathematics. Before I was fifteen I had mastered differential and integral calculus.”

“To his sons: I am actually glad that neither of you dedicated yourselves to science because it is a hard thing, full of difficult and futile work.”

‘“The real goal of my research has always been the simplification and unification of the system of theoretical physics.”

“Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.”

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”

“People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”

“In the matter of physics [education], the first lessons should contain nothing but what is experimental and interesting to see.”

“When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.”

“Science can flourish only in an atmosphere of free speech.”

Short Albert Einstein Quotes

“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”

“Information is not knowledge.”

“One flower is beautiful, a surfeit of flowers is vulgar.”

“Where there’s a will there’s a way.”

“The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest.”

“The man of science is a poor philosopher.”

“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.”

“I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.”

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”

“Never memorize something that you can look up.”

“A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.”

“Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”

“You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.”


The developer of the theory of relativity describes the working reality better than anyone since Sir Newton. Eventually, there is hardly anyone who hasn’t heard the Albert Einstein Quotes.

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